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Laura Mizvaria: How to Hook a Reader

(Writing help) How to book a reader: analyzing 10 good opening lines. I don't write much anymore, but this is really interesting. The voyage of the dawn treader is the best one!

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The Power of the Quirky Detail

What does your first chapter need? What makes a great hook? Which narrative voice should you use for your story? This and more is answered in this blog post!

Why You Should Never Trust Spell Check

This is a helpful article for authors (or aspiring authors). It contains insights and information in relation to narrative voice, qualities of good first chapters and first lines in books as well as criteria for a great hook.

Writing Hooks -- I have a vision of making a bunch of "hooks," hanging them at the front of the room, and having kids craft examples to hang from each one!

Some writers start with a hook; others wait until later in their writing process for that inspiration to capture readers' attention.

There are HOW MANY Obstacles on the Hero’s Journey?! Nothing is ever easy for the hero! On the monomythical Hero’s Journey, the main character must endure a “Trail of Trials.” There are an average of 15 obstacles in the middle of the first books of Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and Twilight.

How Many Obstacles are on the Hero's Journey?

There are HOW MANY Obstacles on the Hero’s Journey? Nothing is ever easy for the hero! On the monomythical Hero’s Journey, the main character must endure a “Trail of Trials.” There are an average of 15 obstacles in the middle of the first books of Harr

Kurt Vonnegut: 16 Rules For Writing Fiction

Kurt Vonnegut: 16 Rules For Writing Fiction

Essential Guy Style Rules That’ll Help You Look Taller Kurt Vonnegut on Writing Fiction: 16 rules . You choose. The most meaningful aspect of our styles, which is what we choose to write about, is utterly unlimited.

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How to find your writer's voice: 20 writers weigh in (+ an awesome infographic

How to find your writer's voice: 20 writers weigh in (+ an awesome infographic) - Daniela Uslan In case you were feeling down about writing. To cheer up, encourage

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